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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Alexis

La Prière

The Prayer

modeled before 1890, enlarged 1909, cast 1979

bronze, no. 5

torso

Dimensions (HxWxD): 49 ½ x 21 58 x 19 58 in.

A. Rodin / N° 5 / Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris

Acc. No.: 2009.1.28

Credit Line: Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Photo credit: ph. courtesy North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • New York, NY, with Telerate
  • sold to Dow Jones & Co., Inc., New York, NY
  • 1992, sold to Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Los Angeles
  • 2009, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed April 12, 2016)
  • 2010 Steel
    David Steel, Rodin: The Cantor Foundation Gift to the North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, 2010), cat. no. 29, illus. (color)
  • 2007 Le Normand-Romain (français)
    Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, avec la collaboration d'Hélène Marraud et Diane Tytgat, introductions par Dr. Ruth Butler et Mr. Régis Cusinberche, Rodin et le bronze. Catalogue des œuvres conservées au musée Rodin, 2 volumes, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, vol. 1, pp.615-617, La Prière, avant 1890, cet exemplaire est cité p.616 : "douze exemplaires Georges Rudier pour les cinq premiers numéro (n°0 à 4), entre 1972 et 1978: n°3, 1977, Los Angeles, Iris et B. Gerald Cantor coll. puis fonte E. Godard (n°5 à I/I), entre 1979 et 1983 : n°5, 1979, Los Angeles, Cantor Foundation"
  • 2007 Le Normand-Romain (English)
    Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, with the collaboration of Hélène Marraud and Diane Tytgat, introductions by Dr. Ruth Butler and Mr. Régis Cusinberche, The Bronzes of Rodin. Catalogue of works in the Musée Rodin, 2 volumes, English version, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, vol. 1, pp.615-617, The Prayer, before 1890, this copy is mentioned p.616: "twelve casts, the first five by Georges Rudier, nos.0 to 4n between 1972 and 1978: no.3, 1977, Los Angeles, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Coll. Then by E. Godard (no.5 to I/I), between 1979 and 1983: no.5, 1979, Los Angeles, Cantor Foundation"
  • 2017 Blanchetière
    François Blanchetière, L’Enfer selon Rodin, éditions du musée Rodin, édition Norma, Paris, 2017, cat. 150

Exhibitions

  • 1988-1994 Cincinnati/Haverford/Fort Wayne/Boise/Laramie
    Rodin Bronzes: Sculpture from the B. Gerald Cantor Collection, touring from 1988–1993 [venues unknown]; Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati Art Museum, November 14, 1993–January 4, 1994; Haverford, PA, Haverford College, January 26–March 20, 1994; Fort Wayne, IN, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, April 1–May 31, 1994; Boise, ID, Boise Art Museum, June 11–August 20, 1994; Laramie, WY, University of Wyoming Art Museum, September 10–December 23, 1994

    2001-2009 Salt Lake City and 26 other venues
    Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession, Sculpture from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Salt Lake City, UT, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, May 20–September 2, 2001; Perth, Australia, Art Gallery of Western Australia, October 4, 2001–December 5, 2001; Canberra, Australia, National Gallery of Australia, December 14, 2001–February 24, 2002; Langwarrin (Melbourne) Australia, McClelland Gallery, March 10–May 19, 2002; Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, June 5–August 25, 2002; Sarasota, FL, Ringling Museum of Art, October 11, 2002–January 5, 2003; Akron, OH, Akron Art Museum, January 25–May 18, 2003; Sioux City, IA, Sioux City Art Center, June 7–August 31, 2003; Lafayette, LA, University Art Museum, September 20, 2003–January 4, 2004; Tulsa, OK, Philbrook Museum of Art, January 25–March 28, 2004; Buffalo, NY, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, April 17–July 3, 2004; Utica, NY, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, July 24–October 3, 2004; Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Glenbow Museum, October 30, 2004–January 30, 2005; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, February 26–May 22, 2005; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 18–September 18, 2005; Albany, NY, Albany Institute of History and Art, October 15, 2005–January 1, 2006; Hartford, CT, Wadsworth Atheneum, January 28–April 30, 2006; Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, May 27–September 4, 2006; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Winnipeg Art Gallery, September 28, 2006–January 14, 2007; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, April 6–July 29, 2007; Storrs, CT, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, September 7–December 16, 2007; Mobile, AL, Mobile Museum of Art, January 25–March 23, 2008; Fargo, ND, Plains Art Museum, April 17–July 13, 2008; Nashville, TN, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, September 12, 2008–January 4, 2009; Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Museum of Art, January 24–April 19, 2009; Sioux Falls, SD, Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, May 9–August 9, 2009